Here are some of your fave K-Pop Idols With Super Rare Upper Cheek Dimples. These “Indian dimples” are considered very attractive in South Korean culture.
I’m pretty certain that most people love the look of dimples, right? I mean, what can go wrong with the look of a dimple! They look super cute and definitely get eyes turning in your direction.
Well, who would have thought that a birth defect (yes, it is no secret) could actually make you stand out from the crowd because having dimples is very rare!
Talking about dimples being “rare”, I was just wondering whether you guys know that there are different types of dimples as well! Yes, you read that right and guess what, upper cheek dimples are one among the rarest types of dimples one could have.
It is no surprise that the K-pop industry is now booming ever since its inception with the first K-pop group, the boy band Seo Taiji and Boys in 1992 and has been active to date with some of the newest K-pop groups from EPEX to Xdinary Heroes who made their debuts in 2021.
‘K-Pop Idols’ or ‘Idols’ as they are commonly referred to, are all those celebrities working in the field of K-pop, either as a member of a group or even those chosen to go solo.
So here’s a super interesting article for you to read, on the famous K-pop idols who not only have dimples but have one of the rarest types – upper cheek dimples!
K-Pop Idols with Super Rare Upper Cheek Dimples 2022
1. Kang Daniel
The 25-year-old songwriter and singer Kang Daniel gained fame back in 2017 after he won first place in Season 2 of ‘Produce 101’, a South-Korean TV reality show. He is also well-known for being a former member of the Korean boy band Wanna One, alongside his 10 other band members.
In 2019, Kang Daniel released his solo debut ‘Color on Me’, which topped the Gaon Album Chart of South Korea. Kang Daniel also appeared as the host of Street Woman Fighter, the South Korean dance programme in the year 2021.
Kang Daniel has many philanthropic achievements to his name, in addition to the 55 awards, he has won.
Korean born Moon Byul-yi, the 29 year-old South-Korean rapper, singer, dancer and songwriter is a member of the girl group Mamamoo since 2014. Apart from being a member of the band, she also gained fame after her solo debut as an artist in 2018, after releasing ‘Selfish’ her first digital single.
She is also well-known for contesting in three TV shows and was also casted in three TV shows between 2017 – 2020. Moonbyul has also collaborated with other famous artists like Hwasa, Solar, Seulgi, Punch and Mirani. She has peaked the chart positions three times with her singles as lead artists.
The leader and main vocalist of the South Korean girl group EXID, 33 year-old Heo Sol-ji is a famous singer who was active since 2006 after becoming a member of 2NB, the ballad duo group, before they disbanded in 2012, after which she joined EXID as a vocal trainer before she officially became a member, after AB Entertainment announced the exit of three of the group’s original members.
Solji signed up with Korean Entertainment Company S-JeS Entertainment in 2020, apart from continuing with the band EXID, in order to pursue her career individually. Solji credits 4four single albums to her name.
South-Korean heartthrob and one of the most famous K-Pop idols is 26 year-old Park Ji-min! Known for his angelic voice and extraordinary dance moves, Jimin is one of the lead vocalists and member of the boy band BTS alongside his six other band members.
Jimin’s song ‘Filter’ released in 2020 gained him even more fame and popularity as it became a charted song with Jimin as lead artist. Jimin also has contributed to various philanthropic ventures and was ranked as the 1st most popular K-pop idol for two consecutive years and became the only idol to top the Gallup Korea survey two times.
A member of the boy band B.A.P, alongside his five other band members, Jung Dae-hyun, the 28-year-old South-Korean actor and main vocalist was part of B.A.P from 2012 to 2019, until the dissolution of the band.
Daehyun has also made his way into musical theater in 2017 after being cast for the musical ‘Napoleon’ by Timothy Williams and thereafter got casted for another musical ‘Grease’ where he played the lead role of the character Danny, from 2019 to 2020.
He credits five singles to his name, four in Korean and one in Japanese. Daehyun has also collaborated with other famous artists like Zelo.
Park Soo-young, better known by her stage name Joy is a well-known 25 year-old South Korean host and singer who gained fame after becoming a member of the K-pop group Red Velvet in 2014.
She has also made her way into the acting industry after her debut in 2017 for starring as an actress in the TV drama ‘The Liar and His Lover’ in 2017. Joy also made her debut as a solo artist with the release of her album ‘Hello’, in 2021. Joy has been nominated for over 15 awards and has won four awards during the course of her singing and acting career.
Another well-known and popular figure in the K-pop industry is the 28 year-old band member of Monsta X, Yoo Ki-hyun. He is well known by his stage name Kihyun and is one among the vocalists of the boy band Monsta X which debuted in 2015.
Before joining the boy band Monsta X, Kihyun was also well-known for competing in the survival show ‘No Mercy’ in 2014. In 2015, Kihyun also sang ‘One More Step’, his first solo original soundtrack for ‘She Was Pretty’, the TV drama.
Apart from his singing career, Kihyun has made his appearance on TV in over four shows as part of the cast, as a singer and also as a contestant.
The beautiful and young 22 year-old South Korean singer Yoo Yeon-jung is very well-known for being a part of the Korean-Chinese girl group Cosmic Girls formed in 2016.
She also gained fame after finishing 11th in ‘Produce 101’, the South Korean reality show and thereafter made her debut in I.O.I. It was when she was still an active member of I.O.I, she also joined Cosmic Girls as its 13th member. This is when the group released ‘The Secret’, their second mini album.
Apart from the TV show Produce 101, she has also competed in other TV shows such as V-1 and Lotto Singer. Yeonjung has also collaborated with other famous artists like Yoo Seung-woo and Maktub.
One among the youngest K-pop idols, Ryujin is a South Korean rapper, singer and actress. She is the main rapper for the Korean girl group ITZY, the five member girl band who debuted in 2019 with ‘IT’z Different’ their digital single.
Ryujin is also well-known for being one of the contestants of the survival show MIXNINE back in 2017. She also has made her way into the acting industry in 2017 by starring in the movie ‘The King’. She also made a cameo in Mnet’s TV series ‘Stray Kids’ in 2017.
Another famous Korean superstar, 20 year-old Zhong Chenle, professionally known as Chenle is a Chinese singer, songwriter and actor who is based in South Korea. He started his career at the age of 8 in the year 2009, performing at various concerts and TV shows and has been active ever since then.
He became the youngest singer in the world, at the age of 9, who was invited to sing a solo at the Golden Hall of Vienna. In 2016, he made his debut along with his band NCT, a 23-member boy band.
Hwang Min-hyun, the 26 year-old South Korean singer, songwriter and actor made his debut in 2012, as a member of the boy band NU’EST and has been active ever since then.
Minhyun contested in the second season of Produce 101, the survival series, in 2017, along with three other members of his band and finished in 9th place.
At this time, he made his debut in Wanna One, the Korean boy band for a contract duration of one and a half years, until the contract ended in 2018, after which he returned to NU’EST in 2019, when they renewed their contract as a band with Pledis Entertainment.
Minhyun has made five singles and collaborated with other famous celebrities like Ara, Hyelim, Baekho and Joshua.
South Korean born Jung Chan-woo, a 26 year-old singer and actor gained more fame and popularity after becoming a member of the boy band iKon in 2015, even though he started his career in 2006 and is still active at present.
He has acted in the films ‘Boys Over Flowers’ in 2009 and ‘The Heirs’ in 2013, when he played the younger counterparts of Lee Minho in both the films.
Apart from his philanthropic ventures, Chanwoo has many other achievements to his credit including starring in several other films and playing supporting roles, while also contesting in TV series. He has also made a music video appearance in ‘Balloons’ in 2006.
So these were some of the K-pop idols with super rare upper cheek dimples. These dimples are also called as Indian dimples in South Korea.
While K-pop idols generally have a cutesy air about them, these idols with upper cheek dimples are considered more beautiful because of them.